Welcome to the Sanford Police Department’s Citizen Online Reporting System. If this is an Emergency please call 911. Using this online citizen reporting system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the police report for free. Please confirm the following to find out if online citizen police report filing is right for you:
- This is not an Emergency?
- This incident occurred within the Sanford Police Department’s jurisdiction?
- There are No Known suspects?
If you answered yes to all of the above questions, you are ready to file your report online. Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report. If you answered no to any of the questions please look at our Online Citizen Police Report Frequently Asked Questions section below.
Upon completion of this report process you will:
- See the words: “Your online police report has been submitted” showing that your police report is complete.
- Be given a police report case number.
- Be able to print a copy of the police report to keep for your records.
- All cases filed using the Citizens Online Police Reporting System will be reviewed.
- Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted.
- Filing a false police report is a crime.
Using the Sanford Police Department’s Online Citizen Reporting System you can report the incidents such as:
Additional Information For Theft, Criminal Mischief, Financial Crime, Harassing Phone Call, House Watch Requests, Identity Theft, Missing/Lost Property, Theft and Traffic Complaints
Please be sure to review the entire list with definitions and examples on the following page. If your incident is not listed in the category selection list, please call the Seminole County Sheriff's Office (emergency 9-1-1; non-emergency 407-668-5199) to file your report.Start Report
Frequently Asked Questions
Question: What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?
Answer: If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If non-emergency call 407-665-6650.
Question: What if this happened in another city can I file a report using this online police citizen reporting system?
Answer: No, If a crime took place outside of the City of Sanford please call the police department for that city.
Question: What if this happened on a state highway (eg: Interstate 4, SR 417, etc.) ?
Answer: If this took place on a state highway please call the Florida Highway Patrol Office nearest you.
Question: What is a known suspect?
Answer: A known suspect is when you or someone else knows the person or where to find the person who committed the crime or the license plate number of the vehicle the suspect(s) were in.
Question: What are my rights as a victim?
Answer: More information can be found at Resources for Victims of a Crime